National Discourse over Humble Revadi

August 12, 2022 admin 0

Tushar Charan* Revadi, a humble sweet prepared by mixing jaggery and sesame seed, is now a top national discourse, with political parties accusing each other of doing electoral politics by promising ‘free Revadi’ to the voters. The matter has reached even the overworked apex court which is yet to find Read more ………

Use Force to Reunite Taiwan: Chinese White Paper

August 11, 2022 admin 0

Magda Lipan* On Wednesday, Aug 10, the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) released its first “White Paper on the Taiwan issue” since Xi Jinping came to power, reiterating that it would use force against Taiwan to reunification of Island into mainland and removed various previous promises such as allowing Taiwan autonomy Read more ………

This U Turn by Nitish Pulverises BJP

August 10, 2022 admin 0

Allabaksh While political pundits minutely examine the reasons behind the latest U-turn by Nitish Kumar that saw him decoupling from the NDA and drove out the BJP from the ruling Bihar coalition, the significance of its long-term impact on the political scenario will be watched with great interest. Nitish Kumar Read more ………

Damage Control for Votes

August 10, 2022 admin 0

By Tushar Charan In a short span of time, the BJP has been forced to launch damage control exercises in two different towns of UP—Noida, virtually a suburb of Delhi, and the HQ of most of pro- Modi Media channels, and Kanpur. If the effort is meant to be serious, Read more ………

Spurious Liquor Menace Will Not Go

August 7, 2022 admin 0

Tushar Charan Gujarat was in the news when over 40 men were killed by consuming illicit liquor and many lost their sight.  Beyond the news of arrests of some, nothing was heard about the ‘hooch’ tragedy. Surely, there must be a kingpin who was responsible for making the illicit poison Read more ………

Zero Tolerance for Facts

August 2, 2022 admin 0

Atul Cowshish N.V. Ramana, the chief justice of India, is very upset with the electronic media in the country, which seems to function with little regard to responsibility and accountability and setting up media trials of Kangaroo courts, pushing democracy to Stygian depths. He was understating: Barring a few exceptions, Read more ………

Sunak And His Chance of Becoming British PM

August 1, 2022 admin 0

Atul Cowshish Till about the middle of last month, media reports were painting a rosy picture of Rishi Sunak, a 42-year-old British Indian born to immigrant Punjabi Hindu parents, standing a good chance of becoming Britain’s first ever prime minister of Indian origin. Among the scores of Conservative party hopefuls, Read more ………

Authoritarianism puts SL on the back foot

August 1, 2022 admin 0

Hari Jaisingh* Sri Lanka’s is a tragic story of the people’s plight when the ruling elite become law unto themselves and conduct themselves like Maharajas living in their palatial luxuries and comforts. Gotabaya Rajapaksa began his presidential tenure in 2019 by promising the people a fresh beginning for the future of stability, Read more ………

Shah and Yogi: Beware of Smriti

August 1, 2022 admin 0

Tukoji R Pandit It is not in doubt that Narendra Modi faces no challenge within the BJP, but those who like to look into the distant future seem to feel that as and when it becomes necessary for the saffron party to choose a successor to the all-time powerful Indian Read more ………

Nepal at Cross -roads, still..

July 26, 2022 admin 0

Political instability continues to haunt Nepal even as Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba celebrated the first anniversary of his coalition government this month, and the land locked country is gearing up for a general election by another four-five months. Deuba took over the mantle of the country after K P Read more ………